Matthias Grund is a partner at K&L Gates and a member of the finance practice group. He has extensive experience in national and international finance with a focus on syndicated lending, cross-border acquisition financings, project financings and real estate portfolio transactions including related regulatory advice. Additional core areas of practice are corporate lending (including refinancing and restructuring), private and distressed debt and/or equity transactions and capital markets, including public M&A and bid financings (acting both for lenders and borrowers). He represents sponsors, corporations and financial institutions.
Matthias is frequently mentioned by JUVE Handbuch 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15, and 2016/17.
He has also been one of the practice area leaders of the firm’s global finance practice group since 2014.
Matthias joined the firm in August 2010. From 1999 to 2010, he worked with international and national law firms in Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, London and New York. From 1998 to 1999 he worked as a research assistant at the Institute for Commercial and Company Law at the University of Bonn. He was admitted to the Bar in 1999 and qualified as a Specialist Lawyer (Fachanwalt) for Commercial and Corporate Law in 2006.
Matthias is a founding member of the working group committee on commercial and corporate law of the German Bar Association (Deutscher Anwaltsverein).
- Specialist Lawyer for Commercial and Corporate Law (Fachanwalt für Handels- und Gesellschaftsrecht), 2006
- Lending to a Company Incorporated in Germany: Signing and Closing a Corporate Loan Transaction, Thomson Reuters - Practical Law, November 2023, together with Kerstin Hanke and Marlena Bitner
- Interview, “Was steht uns an Restrukturierungen und Insolvenzen bevor, Herr Grund und Herr Bernsau?” Platow Legal + Finance, 15 December 2022